• September 30, 2022

Airstrike in Ethiopia’s Tigray region kills civilians

An airstrike in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed at least five civilians earlier this week as the revived war continues, according to humanitarian workers and an internal document seen by The …

World Bank approves $750 million credit to boost Nigerian reforms

The World Bank has approved a US$750 million credit line for Nigeria to help the country push through reforms to attract investment and create jobs. Several states in Nigeria are struggling …

Liberated Mocímboa marks one year since liberation from Jihadist

In the port city of Mocímboa da Praia in northern Mozambique life is slowly coming back to normal. The city was liberated from jihadists a year ago. Since August 2020 that …

Police fire tear gas on protesting following opposition leader in Chad

The police fired tear gas canisters Friday to disperse hundreds of protesters accompanying the main opposition leader to Chad’s military junta who was on his way to a summons by the …

Business:Senegalese SMEs go digital to increase productivity

Senegal seeks to boost the digital transformation of its companies with a new program called ETER. It was launched by Senegal’s Agency for the Development and Supervision of Small and Medium-sized …

Nigeria seizes sacks of donkey male genitals to be smuggled to Hong Kong

Nigerian officials have seized thousands of donkey penises that were about to be exported to Hong Kong, an official said on Thursday. Sacks of the donkey male genitals were seized at …

Queen Elizabeth II dead at 96 after 70 years on the throne

Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, died Thursday after 70 years on the throne. She was 96. The palace announced …

Landslides caused by heavy rains in Uganda, killed at least 15

The Red Cross said on Wednesday that at least 15 people were killed in western Uganda after a landslide brought on by heavy rains and buried their homes, rescuers continue to …

Fake Reverend Sister arrested for child trafficking in Nigeria

Nigeria’s Rivers State Police Command has arrested a suspected fake Reverend Sister, identified as Maureen Wechinwu who is allegedly involved in child theft. She was paraded among 20 other suspects arrested …

Uganda’s music festival cleared to go ahead amid concerns it ‘promotes LGBTQ+’

One of East Africa’s most popular music festivals has been cleared to go ahead after members of parliament on Tuesday, September 6 announced a ban on the festival, saying it “promotes …

Students abandoned as teachers’ strike drags on in Nigeria

Nigeria’s federal universities have been empty for more than six months, with students prevented from attending classes due to a protracted standoff between the state and teachers who declared an indefinite …

At least one dead in latest anti-U.N. protest in DR Congo

At least one person was killed in the eastern Congolese city of Beni on Tuesday when shots were fired during another protest against the United Nations’ MONUSCO peacekeeping mission in the …

Suspected jihadist bomb hits convoy in Burkina Faso; 35 dead

A suspected jihadist roadside bomb has hit a convoy in northern Burkina Faso, killing at least 35 people and injuring dozens more. The supply convoy escorted by the army was hit …